English   |   Nepali   Date: July 30, 2014
 
Fact Sheets
 
1. Demographic Information

Surface Area (Sq Km) :
147,181
Population (2011 Census) 26,494,504
Male
12,849,041
Female
13,645,463
Sex ratio ( Male per 100 Female) 94.16
Population Growth Rate (2001-2011)(%) 1.35
Pop. Density (Pop./Km2) 180
Total Household (%)
Urban
Rural

19.3
80.7
Urban Population (%) 17.1
Population by age structure
Population 0-14 years (%) 34.9
Population 65+ years (%) 5.3
Population by Ecological Belts
Mountains 6.7
Hills 43
Terai 50.3

2. Top Ten Diseases Accounting for Morbidity


Diseases

National Total
Pyrexia of Unknown Origin
3.7
Headache 3.7
Gastritis(APD) 3.6
ARI (Lower Respiratory Tract Infection) 3.6
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection 3.4
Intestinal Worm 3.2
Impegtigo /Boils/Furunculosis 2.7
Presumed non infectious diarrhea 2.2
Amoebic dysentery 2.2
Falls/Injuries 2
Source : Annual Report, Department of Health Services (2067/2068)


3. Key findings from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey ,2011

3.1 Family Planning Knowledge of Methods National Total
Percentage of currently married women who has knowledge of modern methods 100
Percentage of currently married women who is currently using of modern methods 43.2
Percentage of currently married women who has Knowledge of any methods 100
Percentage of currently married women who is currently using of any methods 49.7
Unmet Need of Family Planning (%)
Spacing
Limiting
27
9.6
17.4
 
3.2 Maternal Health National Total
Antenatal Care from Skilled Birth Attendants (SBA*) 58.3
Percentage of births protected against neonatal tetanus 81.5
Place for Delivery ( % of births)
At home
At Health facility

63.1
35.3
Percentage of Live Births 84.8
Median Age at first birth 20.1
Percentage of women of age 15-19 who are already mothers 17
Percentage of women who are married to a man who has more than 1 wife 4
Percentage of births which were assisted at delivery by SBA 36
Percentage of women receive postnatal care 44.5
Percentage of women 15-49 with anemia 35
 
3.3 Child Health (in %)  
Immunization in Children (%)  
BCG 97
DPT 3 91.4
Polio 3 92.1
Measles 88
None 2.9
Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) and Fever (%)
Children under age 5 with symptoms of ARI
Percentage of clients taken to a health care provider for ARI

4.6
Children with fever 18.7
Percentage of clients taken to a health care provider for Fever 41.9
Diarrhea (%)  
Percentage of Children suffered from Diarrhea 14
Percentage of clients taken to a health care provider 38
Percentage without treatment of Diarrhea 29.6
Nutrition Status of Children
Percentage of infants ever breastfed 98.2
Exclusively breastfed( under 6 month) 70
Percentage of children 6.59 months with Anemia 46
Percentage of children under age 5 stunted 41
Percentage of children under age 5 wasted 11
Percentage of children under age 5 underweight 29
 
3.4 Infant, Child ( deaths per 1000 live births) and Maternal Mortality (death per 100,000 births)
Neonatal Mortality 33
Post Neonatal Mortality 13
Infant Mortality 46
Child Mortality 9
Under 5 Mortality 54
Maternal Mortality rate* 281
*Nepal Demographic and health survey 2006
 
3.5 Fertility
Total Fertility Rate ( TFR)
Rural
Urban
Mountain
Hill
Terai
2.6
2.8
1.6
3.4
2.6
2.5
 
4. Health Facilities under Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP)
 
Health facility under MoHP in %
1. Total Health Institutions under MoHP
Hospitals(Central, Regional, Sub-regional, Zonal and District)
Primary Health Center (PHC)
Health Post
Sub-Health Post

86
205
822
2987
Health Volunteers
Female Community Health Volunteer including Trained Traditional Birth Attendants

48897
   
Life Expectancy at birth**
Male**
Female**
67
65
69
**World Health statistics 2012, World health Organization  

 

 
Human Development Index** 0.55
Human Development Index Rank** 144
Human Poverty Index** 32.1
Ranking of Human Poverty Index** 99
***State of world population 2009, UNFPA
 
 
 
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